Foaling Date: 3-31-2014 Pedigree: Tale of Ekati - Catch the Moon by Malibu Moon Dosage Profile: 4-2-7-1-0 Dosage Index / CD: 2.11 0.64 2016 Record: 1 Starts: 1 - 0 - 0, $24,600 Best Beyer Figure: 93
Note: Girvin broke his maiden in his only start last year in a maiden race at the Fair Grounds. He made his 2017 debut in an overnight stakes at the Fair Grounds, finishing second. He followed that up with wins in both the Risen Star Stakes (G2) and the Louisiana Derby (G2). Currently wearing a special shoe on his right front foot to battle a quarter crack but still hoping to make it to the Derby.
Kentucky Derby Notes for 4/28 - 12 of the Derby and Oaks horses worked out this morning, including Classic Empire who went a half mile in 49:20 and Always Dreaming who had a bullet 5 furlongs in 59:60. Check out comments and photos for the Derby and Oaks horses plus probable starters, arrival times, barn lists, and possible entries for the undercard stakes. Previous: 4/15, 4/16, 4/17 & 18, 4/21, 4/22, 4/23, 4/24, 4/25, 4/26, 4/27
Kentucky Derby Winners and Auction Prices - Bigger may seem better, but in the case of Kentucky Derby horses who sold at auction, less is more. Here is a look at how (badly) high priced auction purchases have done in the Kentucky Derby
One-Eyed Horses in the Kentucky Derby - So far there have been three one-eyed horses to run in the Kentucky Derby, with Patch this year looking to make it four. Here is a look at Cassaleria, Pollard's Vision, and Storm in May and how they did in the Kentucky Derby.
Review: Triple Crown Handicapper 2017 - by Jim Mazur. Includes lots of stats for all 3 races and explains how to use a system of statistically derived negative angles to eliminate the "bad" picks. Revamped for 2017 with updated info.
Kentucky Derby Traditions - Find out all about the big Derby Traditions: the rose garland, the trophy, the Twin Spires, mint juleps, singing "My Old Kentucy Home", fancy hats, celebrities and the annual Derby glasses.